High food prices and low wages are vital issues in Fiji
The high cost of living and natural disasters caused by climate change are the most important issues facing Fiji, according to a recent survey.
The survey found crime and unemployment were also considered significant issues and that stagnant wages compounded the effects of high food prices.
The threat of natural disasters brought about by climate change was also high on people’s minds together with recent high temperatures.
Rape, Child Abuse and Robbery made Crime the third most important issue, followed by Unemployment.
Interviews with a sample of 1,332 people were conducted on January 24 and 25 using Newswire Messenger, a newsbot on Facebook’s Messenger Platform.
The results were automatically tabulated and Newswire editorial team provided further analysis.